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November 15, 2017
Zebra mussels attached to a stick pulled out of an infested waterway. The Minnesota DNR is ending grants to local entities that have helped pay for aquatic invasive species inspections and education, citing a lack of funding. Forum News Service file photo
DNR ends invasive-species grants citing budget crunch
November 15, 2017 - 6:49pm
November 6, 2017
A pileated woodpecker rests on a snap in Lakewood Township, Minn. Pileated woodpeckers are considered more abundant in the state now than they were in the early 1900s, and the big bird seems to be doing well across the region. Observers for the bird atlas survey reported 2,393 pileated Woodpecker records. Nests were confirmed in 118 different locations across 37 counties. Bob King / Forum News Service
Minnesota gets first new bird atlas in 81 years
November 6, 2017 - 6:22pm
October 23, 2017
Game wardens find ghost hunters, thought to be deer shiners, in northern Minn. cemetery
October 23, 2017 - 9:47pm
October 18, 2017
With more Minnesota wolves, and more attacks on livestock, program out of cash
October 18, 2017 - 9:46pm
October 16, 2017
Rich Las (left) raises freshwater prawns in a large hoop style greenhouse at his home on Pelican Lake west of Orr, Minn., with his daughter, Leah, 4, son Riley, 11, and wife Karen Las. The tank he uses is about 20 feet wide by 46 feet long and four feet deep. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
October 16, 2017 - 8:51pm
October 15, 2017
Ruffed grouse (Duluth News Tribune file photo)
An old dog's last grouse retrieve
October 15, 2017 - 6:01am
A large black bear explores the interior of a live-trap in which it was captured by Stone Boulanger of Stone River Wildlife Control. The bear, which had been breaking into a Duluth home, was later processed and had a field-dressed weight of 605 pounds. (Stone Boulanger photo)
Bear trapped in Duluth tips scale at 605 pounds
October 15, 2017 - 6:00am
Sophie, a Brittany owned by Phil and Nathan Johnson, retreives a ruffed grouse during a hunt Monday, Oct. 9 northwest of Island Lake. (Sam Cook / Forum News Service)
Sophie's season: The Johnsons’ Brittany bounced back from a severe injury and still finds plenty of grouse and woodcock
October 15, 2017 - 6:00am
October 5, 2017
Chances of hitting a deer on road going up in Minnesota
October 5, 2017 - 7:53pm
September 27, 2017
Justin Bailey of Keewatin and his German wire-haired pointer, Henry, had a memorable encounter with several wolves while hunting near Isabella on Tuesday. Justin Bailey photo
Northern Minn. hunter has harrowing encounter with pack of wolves
September 27, 2017 - 6:06pm
September 19, 2017
Frogs in Minnesota, across U.S. dying from disease
September 19, 2017 - 7:59pm
September 17, 2017
t11.9.08 Sam Cook -- cookDUFF1116c1 -- On Sunday night of the opening weekend of Minnesota's firearms deer season, the Dufner family gathered in a wall tent west of Togo. Tending the grill were (from left) Jim Dufner of Zimmerman, Minn.; Brian Dufner of Hopkins, Minn.; and Mark Dufner of Grand Rapids. This was the last year in the tent for their parents and uncles' generation, including Duffy Dufner of Grand Rapids, Dennis Dufner of St. Joseph, Minn., and Charlie Dufner of Hendersonville, N.C.
Working toward a better deer herd
September 17, 2017 - 3:38pm
September 10, 2017
Lawrence Taylor of Austin, Texas, took this black bear in the Floodwood areas on opening day of Minnesota's bear season, Sept. 1. He is a friend of Rob Parrott of Saginaw and has hunted with Parrott for the past 14 years. Rob Parrott photo
DNR: Minnesota bear harvest down a bit, and that's good
September 10, 2017 - 6:30am
August 27, 2017
A contented black bear grazes on grass near Cloquet, Minn., in this trail-camera photo by Sean Hall of Cloquet. Hunters will be looking for big bears like this one when the 2017 seasons open Sept. 1 in Minnesota and on Sept. 6 in Wisconsin. Sean Hall photo
Bear hunters looking for another good season this fall
August 27, 2017 - 6:00am
August 20, 2017
Spencer Wesche (left) waits to record data as MacKenzie Mullin measures the diameter of a white cedar on the Fond du Lac Reservation on Aug. 15, 2017. The two are involved in a study to determine what food is available for elk if the species is reintroduced into Carlton and southern St. Louis counties. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Researchers finding ample elk habitat in areas near Duluth
August 20, 2017 - 6:00am
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